Palencia CF

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Not to be confused with Valencia CF.
Palencia
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Full name Palencia Club de Fútbol
Founded 1960
Dissolved 1986
Ground La Balastera, Palencia,
Castile and León, Spain
Ground Capacity 13,468
Chairman Bonifacio Aguayo
Manager Crispi
League 2ªB - Group 1
1985–86 2ªB - Group 1, 7th

Palencia Club de Fútbol was a Spanish football club based in Palencia, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Founded in 1960, it held home games at Estadio La Balastera, with a 13,468-seat capacity.

History[edit]

Safe for five seasons in the regional leagues, Palencia spent the first 17 years of its existence in Tercera División. From 1977–79, the club achieved two consecutive promotions, thus reaching Segunda División, where it would competed for four of the following five seasons, finishing a best-ever fifth in 1982–83, just three points off the promotion zone.

Palencia Club de Fútbol disappeared in 1986 due to serious economic debts, with the club now in Segunda División B. Another team was founded in the city following its demise, CF Palencia, which came to compete several seasons in that same category.

Season to season[edit]

Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1960/61 3rd
1961/62 4th
1962/63 2nd
1963/64 15th
from 64-65 Regional
to 68-69 Regional
1969/70 7th
1970/71 3rd
1971/72 11th
1972/73 3rd
1973/74 6th
1974/75 4th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1975/76 9th
1976/77 8th
1977/78 2ªB 13th
1978/79 2ªB 1st
1979/80 15th
1980/81 18th
1981/82 2ªB 2nd
1982/83 5th
1983/84 19th
1984/85 2ªB 12th
1985/86 2ªB 7th

Selected former players[edit]

Selected former managers[edit]